Thea in Seattle, canon digital rebel xt
I totally love this picture of Thea. I caught her taking a picture in a funky yoga squat position (malasana pose) in the rain. It's classic and it goes to show you what us photographers go through to get a good shot!
I was in yoga class today and our instructor asked us to take a moment and think about something we are truly grateful for. Immediately, my girlfriends came to mind.
Yesterday I took a few steps back from the "loving of self" that I talked about in my previous post. I had misunderstood something one of my clients communicated to me and felt myself spiral down into self doubt. Within two seconds I went from feeling fabulous to totally unfabulous (if that is not a word, it is now). You know what "two seconds" I'm talking about. It took something little and something that actually wasn't even true for me to forget all that I have been learning and fall back into an old pattern of thinking.
I dialed a girlfriends number in tears and doing what girlfriends do best (which is remind us how kick ass we are), I took a deep breath and ROARED. She cheered me on (with imaginary pom poms) and reminded me of who I am. She even made me say out loud some things I thought were cool about myself. That's not easy to do but it really does feel fantastic.
We all go there...and its not a pretty place but there are ways to pull yourself out and reaching out to close friends is one of them!
So, I spent my time in yoga today concentrating on all the extraordinary friendships I have in my life and how grateful I am for their unconditional, non-judgemental, free flowin' love.
Speaking of...do take a look at my gorgeous friend Susannah's photo store "Unravelling" that she just launched. She's selling some delicious prints that I cannot wait to hang in my home.